Rodney Ringler has 25 years’ experience developing multitasking and parallel applications, with the last 10 focused on C# and .NET. He graduated cum laude from Clemson University with a BS degree in Computer Engineering. He then worked for 12 years in the fiber optic manufacturing industry on C-based real-time multitasking process control systems, where he went from being a developer to a project manager to an IT architect. After this, he spent 8 years running his own application development and hosting company focused on both .NET and open source technologies. He then spent several years as a consultant, working with companies in the retail, software, and manufacturing industries. Currently, Rodney works as a senior .NET developer at a manufacturing company based in Charlotte, NC, and teaches .NET, HTML/JS/Angular, and Object-Oriented programming classes at Central Piedmont Community College. In his spare time, Rodney enjoys life in Lake Wylie, SC, with his wife and four children.